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MAGNA (Hardcover)
October / November
TORVILL & DEAN – OUR LIFE ON ICE
N/F Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean
When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean kneeled down together on the ice in Sarajevo in February 1984 for the start of their famous Bolero routine, more than 24 million people in Britain tuned in to watch them to see if they could win Olympic gold. Four minutes and 28 seconds later, the crowd went wild, and the judges scored them with 12 perfect 6.0s. It was an unforgettable and brilliant performance that made national heroes of them. But what was the real story behind their extraordinary feat? Now, in their definitive memoir, Torvill and Dean relive the drama and hard work that came from reaching the Olympic summit.
l Non-Fiction – 365pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4154 1
THERE WILL BE BETTER DAYS Elizabeth Waite
Flame-haired beauty Chloe Collard watched her mother struggle through life, so Chloe promised herself something a long time ago; she would get a proper education and make something of herself. This vow would carry Chloe through her entire life. When Chloe is offered a job as a personal assistant in a prestigious firm, she finally feels her hard work is paying off. And with romance knocking at her door, a happy and fulfilled life is just around the corner. But all is not as it seems when the decisions Chloe has to make are not as straightforward as they first appear . . .
l Family Saga – 330pp – October – ISBN 978 0 7505 4143 5
DEATH OF A LIAR M.C. Beaton
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small Highlands village of Cronish. She has been brutally attacked and a dangerous criminal is on the loose . . . but on further investigation it would appear she was lying about the crime. When the same woman calls Hamish back a few days later about an intruder in her house, he takes her claim with a pinch of salt – only this time it would appear she was telling the truth as her body is found in her home . . . and Hamish must sort through all her lies to solve her murder.
l Mystery – 309pp – November – ISBN 978 0 7505 4144 2
I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN Mary Higgins Clark
When Laurie Moran’s husband was brutally murdered, only three-year-old Timmy saw the face of his father’s killer. Five year later, his piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy’s dreams. Laurie is haunted by more – the killer’s threat to her son as he fled the scene: ‘Tell your mother she’s next, then it’s your turn . . .’ Now Laurie is dealing with murder again, this time as a producer of a true-crime, cold-case television show. The series is launching with the unsolved murder of Betsy Powell. But when Betsy’s estranged friends begin filming, it becomes clear each is hiding secrets. And a pair of blue eyes is watching events unfold, too . . .
l Thriller – 364pp – November – ISBN 978 0 7505 4174 9
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